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Take 15 Podcast

The Take 15 Podcast Presented By CFA Institute is a popular audio interview series defined by illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and cryptocurrencies to irrationality and outlooks.

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Show Host: Lauren Foster

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Jun 30, 2015


In episode #263, James Clunie, CFA, ASIP, a fund management director at Jupiter Asset Management, manages an absolute return fund with a global long/short investment mandate. In this brief interview, he discusses the role of shorting in the price discovery process, what makes a stock an attractive candidate for...

Jun 17, 2015

In episode #262, Martin Wolf joins Robert Stammers, CFA, to discuss his newest book and his presentation at the 68th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Wolf discusses the causes of the financial crisis and what options are available to investment professionals and policy makers to strengthen the...

Jun 5, 2015

In episode #261, Philippa Malmgren makes the case for an emerging world order that is quite different from what we’ve known since the end of World War II.  In particular, she highlights developments in Asia, such as the Asian Infrastructure Bank and BRICS bank as being significant symbols of a desired shift away from...